Can you feel the momentum? The mood for change?
Since we launched almost a decade ago, thousands of you have joined the fight for a world free of sexploitation. You have signed our petitions, made complaints, contacted MPs and media. You have added your voice to the collective in Collective Shout.
Because of this, you have a stake in all of our achievements. Here’s some recent highlights:
- Successfully defending ourselves against a legal threat by Sexpo which tried to stop our campaign to get porn ads off kids’ school buses
- Changes to the AANA Code of Ethics which expands grounds on which we can complain against degrading and sexist ads
- Engaging corporations like tween fashion brand Supre in positive collaborations to advance Corporate Social Responsibility
- Educating more than 15,000 people in talks across Australia
- Campaigning cinemas to not screen children's film 'Show Dogs'. Thank you, Majestic Cinemas, for taking a stand! This film has been globally condemned for potentially grooming children for abuse
- Invited to join Australian peak bodies to tackle violence against women and world leaders on stopping sexual exploitation at a global summit in Washington
Having fended off the most serious threat to our survival we have ever faced, our victory over Sexpo has made us stronger and more determined than ever. And with your support, we know we can achieve even more.
That’s why we are asking for your help in our end of financial year tax appeal.
Your gift today will enable us to continue our crucial work.
And here’s a bonus! A generous donor will match all donations received before June 30. Your $53 becomes $106 - doubling the impact. All donations over $2 are tax deductible. We only need to raise another $14,500 to meet our target.
In the next couple of weeks, we’ll be sharing testimonials of supporters. We hope you find these accounts as encouraging as we have! Here’s Jas to start us off:
''Collective Shout is a truly game-changing organisation who are making this world a better place for our children and future men/women. I have been lucky enough to see firsthand how they are positively influencing and shifting our culture - particularly in regard to healthy attitudes toward women/girls, and the media's fixation on the objectification of women/girls to sell products. Without them, I hate to think how much worse our culture would be. There are few who are brave enough to take on gigantic corporations, media outlets, and high profile celebrities - but Collective Shout never shy from tackling objectification, sexism, or exploitation of children/women where they see it. They make a tangible difference in our country, and abroad. Very honoured to be a part of their work over the years.'' – Jas Rawlinson (Brisbane)
Melinda Tankard Reist & the Collective Shout team